Robert Gordon University
Anatomy of the Upper Limb and Lower Limb: Venous drainage, surface anatomy, injection sites
Physiology: Fluid compartments, fluid shifts, homeostasis, blood brain barrier
Emergency situations and management of complications: Management of reactions, emergency equipment, recognition of complications, care of IV sites
Medico-legal: Written schemes of work, protocols, legal issues and current relevant legislation
Infection protocol: Compliance with local requirements, e.g. aseptic non-touch techniques, aseptic techniques, disposal of waste, accidental sharps injury, control of infection
Injection procedure: Theory, preparation, cannulation, administration
Contrast agents: History and development of ionic and non-ionic contrast media, new developments, comparative advantages and disadvantages, reactions; hyperosmolar, allergic, idiopathic, patient selection and risk groups
Radio-nuclide imaging: Radioactive substances, non-radioactive substances
Magnetic resonance imaging: Types and composition of all MR contrast agents, other medicines used in clinical practice: drugs used during diagnostic imaging procedures, drugs used in treatment related toxicity in radiotherapy and oncology
You must be a registered health care practitioner. Evidence will be required that your sponsoring department clinically supports you and that the work is supported by departmental work scheme and protocols. This will be evidenced by means of a learning contract.
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Cost: £270.00 (ex. VAT)
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